Black Belt Promotions

To the rank of Shodan:

  • Mauricio Arbulu, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu
  • Tara Campese, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu
  • Xander Dearborn, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu
  • Ryan Easterbrook, a student of Sensei Kathie Reish at Kenshin Kai Jujitsu
  • Michael Goldsmith, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu
  • Lukas Ragsdale, a student of Jeannette McGrath at Yama Naka Jujitsu
  • Eric Rasmussen, a student of Ted Fehlhaber at Shan Shin Kan
  • Jason Spake, a student of Sensei Lyle Najita at Davis Judo Kai
  • Jeremiah Stiffler, a student of Professor Bob Hudson at Halau O Ho’ Omana
  • Sean Stiffler, a student of Professor Bob Hudson at Halau O Ho’ Omana
  • Daniel Williams, a student of Sensei Tim Merrill at Chiku Shin Dojo

To the rank of Nidan:

  • Edward Hoeffliger, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu
  • Timothy Schehl, a student of Jeanette McGrath at Yama Naka Jujitsu
  • Chris Weaver, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu
  • William Weaver, a student of Professor Dennis Estes and Professor Robert Hodgkin at Shin Budo Kai

To the rank of Sandan:

  • Misty Featherstone, a student of Sensei Jay Kalisek at Rocky Mountain Jujitsu
  • Ryan Neuman, a student of Sensei Jeff Penner at HonshinKan
  • Wilfrido Tapia, a student of Professor Robert Hodgkin at Shin Budo Kai
  • Minh Truong, a student of Sensei Kimo Williams at Burbank Danzan Dojo
  • Cara Parmigiani, a student of Professor David Fairfield at Zanshin Jujitsu

To the rank of Yodan:

  • Sensei Jay Kalisek, a student of Professor Sheryl Hager and schoolhead of Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai

To the rank of Godan:

  • Sensei Chris Denz
  • Sensei Jeremy Jones
  • Sensei Pete St. Pierre
  • Sensei Keith Thompson

To the rank of Rokudan:

  • Sensei Delina Fuchs
  • Sensei Hillary Kaplowitz
  • Sensei Jeff Meyers

To the rank of Hachidan:

  • Professor Dennis Estes

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